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Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
Feb 3, 2016 Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : A group of pioneers and descendents recollecting anecdotes concerning local figures and events of an early mining town. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 256 B Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Gold mines and mining--California, Frontier and pioneer life--California,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Feb 14, 2008 Parducci, John A. ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Hicke, Carole; Golden, John J
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Topics: Vintners -- California, Wine and wine making -- California
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Jan 23, 2007 Chang, Fu-Yun, b. 1890. ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office
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Topics: China. Hai guan zong shui wu si shu, Customs administration -- China History 20th century
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Oct 10, 2006 Albov, Alexander Paul, 1901-; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office
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Topics: Russian Americans -- Biography, World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Russian, World War,...
Note : Audio quality varies across tapes, static towards the beginning of several parts. Description : New York wine and spirits trade, 1933-1942; WWII and Alaska, 1942-1949; wholesaling in southern California; Almaden Winery, 1955-1969: Louis Benoist, Frank Schoonmaker, adding vineyards, the ""Mountain Wines,"" expansion, 1960s, sale to National Distillers; Dieppe presidency: packaging innovations, expanding variety of wines; National Distillers: board members, Brazil...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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- Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Helquist, Michael, 1949-; Martin, Jeannee Parker, 1955-; Schietinger, Helen K., 1948-; Hughes, Sally Smith; Jones, Diane, 1952-; Morrison, Clifford L., 1951-; Gee, Gayling; Carr, Gary Stephen, 1948-; Lewis, Angie, 1944-; Lusby, Grace I., 1935-; Miller, Diane, 1944-
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Topics: San Francisco General Hospital (Calif.), AIDS Health Project, Visiting Nurses and Hospice of San...
Description : Notes on Mr. Farquhar's early life, family and travels; accountancy, including work for the Navy and National Park Service; development of professional standards; mountaineering interest and experiences; interest in fine printing and history. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 234 B Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide...
Topics: californialightandsound, Mather, Stephen Tyng, 1867-1930, United States. Navy, United States....
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Interview with Ernest William Winter. Comments on boyhood at lighthouse stations at Point Bonita, Farallones, and Southhampton Shoals; ferries and excursion boats; hydro-survey work with the Army Engineers in the Bay and other California harbors; changes in the Bay and its surroundings; building Treasure Island; pollution, etc. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 320 A Full transcript available Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are...
Topics: californialightandsound, Winter, Ernest William, Treasure Island, San Francisco,...
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description : Interview with H. B. Foster. Comments on his grandfather, James Sinclair of Hudson's Bay Company fame and his father, Hugh Foster, an 1850 California settler; pre-earthquake San Francisco; college days at Berkeley, 1902-1906; engineering faculty; work as engineer with various water supply companies; association with University in Engineer's Office; Ralph P. Merritt and Robert G. Sproul; surveying work and real estate transactions for new campuses. Note : Part 2 ends abruptly....
Topics: californialightandsound, Foster, H. B. (Herbert Bismarck), University of California, Berkeley,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : High audio levels as in original recording. Part 5 and 6 have left channel audio only. Description : Paul Longmore, an historian of early America at San Francisco State University, was interviewed for the Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement oral history project to document his multiple roles for more than a quarter century, as a pioneering historian of disability, a leader in the development of disability studies, and an activist on disability issues. Source : 10 Tapes of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Interview with Karl Friedrich Meyer. Covers his career as pathologist, as professor of bacteriology at the University of California, Berkeley, and as director of the George Williams Hooper Foundation for Medical Research, University of California, San Francisco; his research on food poisoning, milk-carried diseases, plague, and control of diseases of animals and of man with animal carriers; development of public health studies of the University of California. Collection Guide :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Meyer, Karl Friedrich, 1884-1974, Epidemics--California, Pathology,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Emigration to United States in 1939; association with Christian Brothers and Paul Masson wineries; brandy making in California; development of Salinas Valley as a wine grape producing district; advertising programs, public relations and promoting California wines, etc. Transcript : California premium wines and brandies: oral history transcript Call Number : BANC MSS 74/70 c; Phonotape 901 A Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California....
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Interviews conducted 1969 and 1973 by Ruth Teiser for the Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library. Introduction by Gordon Mackinney. Early interest in enology; work in food technology in the College of Agriculture, University of California, Berkeley; comments on the wine making practices in the state; the prohibition period and changes in the industry after repeal; collaboration between the industry and the University, etc. Transcript : A technologist views the California...
Topics: californialightandsound, Teiser, Ruth, Joslyn, Maynard A.
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Career in the field of viticulture and enology; long association with the Davis campus of the University of California, teaching and research at the University farm. Transcript : Viticultural research at University of California, Davis, 1921-1971: oral history transcript Call Number : BANC MSS 74/166 c; Phonotape 907 A Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Teiser, Ruth, Larkey, Joann Leach, Winkler, Albert J.
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Comments on early life in Berkeley; student days at University of California, Berkeley, 1916-20, and recollections of faculty; teaching at Miss Ransom and Miss Bridges School for Girls, Piedmont, Calif.; tours of duty with The Marine Corps during World War II and 1948-53; work at the University in Recorder's office, with University Press, as Assistant, and then, Dean of Women and Dean of Students; Free Speech Movement. Transcript : Administration and leadership: oral history...
Topics: californialightandsound, Nathan, Harriet S., Towle, Katherine Amelia
Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description : Interviews conducted by Richard Searle for the Sierra Club History Committee in Los Angeles, Jan. 5-19, 1976; Joan Clark assisting. Early trips throughout California with his father; career teaching electrical engineering and work with Philo T. Farnsworth on vacuum tubes; activities in the Sierra Club as chairman of various committees, vice-president and president; move to Southern California; experiences hiking, skiing, rock-climbing; courtship and marriage to Joan Dyar; her...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note :Tape 1 side a has a gap from 00:22 - 01:22. Tape 8 side b has gaps at 07:30 - 08:02, 12:51 - 13:28 and 22:16 - 26:04. Tape 12 side b switches to a different interview at 29:35.Tape 14 side a recording levels drop from 00:27 - 02:00. Buzzing on side a starts at 29:27, continues until end of tape. Buzzing on side b ends at 05:05. Tape 15 side a buzzing starts at 15:02. Tape 23 side b becomes nearly inaudible starting at 28:15. Improves slightly as recording goes on. Tape 24 side b has a gap...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 43 Tapes of 43: 1/4 inch audio tape; 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Right channel on Tape 5 was recorded at a lower level. Description : Comments on service as California state senator, 1940-1948, and on legislation affecting highway construction, water resources and position of Japanese during and after World War II; Earl Warren and other political figures, including Helen G. Douglas and Sheridan Downey; chairmanship of Democratic State Central Committee, 1948-1950; 1948 presidential campaign and President Truman as a campaigner; U.S. Senate campaign,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 10 Tapes of 10: 1/4 inch audio tape; 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Interview ends abruptly. Description : Raisin growing in the San Joaquin Valley; formation of the American Seedless Raisin Company and the Sun Maid Raisin Growers; litigation involving the Sun Maid growers cooperative.   Call Number : Phonotape 494 B Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Approximately the first seven minutes of Tape 5 are recorded at a lower level. First 30 seconds of Tape 6 are recorded at a higher level. Introduction of Tape 7 (approx. one minute) recorded at a lower level. Tape 8 has very high background noise and distortion and features a gap from 35:04 - 44:56. Tape 9 has a gap from 08:49-08:54. Tape 10 features a gap from 12:30-17:14. Description : Interview with former colleagues and friends of Vollmer regarding Vollmer's career as chief of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 12 Tapes of 12: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description : Interviews with three individuals concerned with the operation of the governor's office in California during the Earl Warren administration. Interviews include: Marguerite Gallagher: Administrative Procedures in Earl Warren's Office, 1938-1953. Includes comments also on the Attorney General's office and her political work during conventions and between campaigns (34 leaves) Verne Scoggins: Observations on California Affairs by Governor Earl Warren's Press Secretary. Comments also...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Very poor recording quality on Parts 13 and 14 - almost inaudible at times. Quality improves briefly in Part 14 around 15:30, drops off again at 29:30, improves again around 36:00. Description : Interviews with four men influential in the development of a new approach to the care and treatment of juvenile delinquents during the Warren administration, and the establishment of the California Youth Authority. Karl Holton: Development of Juvenile Correctional Practices; Kenyon J. Scudder:...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : High amount of background noise and hiss. Parts 5 and 6 recorded at a low level. Description : An account of her association with Junior League, State Relief Administration, League of Women Voters and Farm Bureau Federation, and her political career as member of Board of Supervisors, Santa Cruz Co., 1956-62. Comments also on her uncle, Herbert Hoover, and the establishment of the University of California campus at Santa Cruz. Additional Description : Notes on original containers:...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Part 10 speeds up and slows down periodically; last 5 minutes are not intelligible. Part 16 speeds up gradually and decreases in volume at around 32 minutes. Description : Interviews with six participants in the 1936 murder case (known also as the King-Ramsay-Conner case) which involved Earl Warren as Alameda Co. district attorney and members of the Marine Firemen, Oilers, Watertenders and Wipers Association as defendants. Ernest G. Ramsay: Reminiscences of a Defendant in the Shipboard...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 11 Tapes of 11: 1/4 inch audio tape; 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Growing up in Oregon, Washington, and California; marriage to Verne Roberts and raising four sons; PTA work in San Mateo; polio of son Edward V. Roberts at age 15: medical care, iron lung, therapy, transition to home; Ed's continuing education: Burlingame High School, College of San Mateo; first disabled student living at Cowell Hospital, UC Berkeley; Ed's work at Center for Independent Living (CIL) and California State Department of Rehabilitation; Zona's education: College of...
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Note : Program recorded at low level. Content ends abruptly. Description : Discussion of his legal career in New York and, from 1929, in Los Angeles; the Los Angeles Jewish community; his philanthropic, educational and civic activities. With this (as v. 2): photocopy of his Autobiography (37 l.) commenting on his more important legal cases, and photocopy of an article about the Gillette Razor Co. with which Mr. Hilborn and his father were associated. Call Number : Phonotape 537 C Transcript :...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Distortion and hiss on many of the tapes, as recorded. Gap between 00:19:40-00:20:48 on Part 1. Description : Amodio, John. ""Lobbyist for Redwood National Park Expansion."" Jones, Kathleen Goddard. ""Defender of California's Nipomo Dunes, Steadfast Sierra Club Volunteer."" Leopold, A. Starker. ""Wildlife Biologist."" Miller, Susan , ""Staff Support for Sierra Club Growth and Organization, 1964-1977.""...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 12 Tapes of 12: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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- Richards, Bessie Launder., 1885- ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Erskine, Mel
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Topics: Mines and mineral resources -- Colorado, Mines and mineral resources -- Mexico, Women -- Colorado,...
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- Howell, Warren R. (Warren Richardson), 1912-1984. ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Teiser, Ruth
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Topics: Howell, John, 1874-1956, Booksellers and bookselling -- California San Francisco, Printers --...
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : She recalls leaving her children in Iowa as she joined her first husband in the Richmond shipyards, her work as a welder there, her romance with her crew's leaderman, Ray Cathey, and the general spirit of the times, including her observances of post-war Richmond. Transcript : A wartime journey: from Ottumwa, Iowa to the Richmond shipyards, 1942: oral history transcript Call Number : BANC MSS 91/44 c; Phonotape 2461 C Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Comments on his grandfather, Raffaello Petri, his father, Angelo Petri and other members of the family; the beginnings of the winery and the growth of the Petri Wine Co.; effect of prohibition on the wine industry; formation of Allied Grape Growers; acquisition of Italian Swiss Colony; sale of the company to Allied Grape Growers and its subsequent acquisition by Heublein, Inc.; wine marketing patterns; purchase of other premium wineries by national corporations. Interview with...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Cox discusses his family background; industrialist Fred D. Parr; Parr-McCormick Steamship Line, and Port of Oakland, 1915; beginning Parr Terminal, Richmond, 1926; Richmond waterfront industries, 1930s-1950s: Ford Motor Co., Filice & Perrelli Canning Co.; Terminals No. 1-4; Pt. San Pablo: Winehaven, fish reduction plants, 1930s-1940s; World War II shipbuilding; containerization; Japanese ties; future for Port of Richmond. Transcript : Parr Terminal : fifty years of industry on...
Topics: californialightandsound, Dunning, Judith K., Metz, Clifford
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Low levels and hiss as on original tapes. Description : Wagstaff, Edward Hussey and George Hodges re the work of Steilberg and Morgan, with comments also on John G. Howard, University of California, William R. Hearst and San Simeon, other architects etc.; interview with Warren C. Perry on Dept. of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley, 1904 to 1954; and Helena Steilberg Lawton's commentary on her father Walter Steilberg, Architect: The Man, His Times, His Work. Call Number :...
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Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : An account of her experiences as a political activist, particularly with California Legislative Conference, 1947-56, and the Californians for Liberal Representation, 1962-72; and her affiliation with the Viewer Sponsored Television Foundation, Los Angeles. Copy of photograph inserted. Appended: photocopies of documentary material (reports, publicity material, clippings, etc.) supporting the interview. Call Number : Phonotape 1067 C Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Notes on her family and early life in Seattle; introduction to photography; study in Germany; Steiglitz and the Photo Secession; marriage to Roi Partridge; the "f/64" group and other colleagues; phases of her own work, including that for Vanity Fair; photographic equipment and literature. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 266 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California....
Topics: californialightandsound, Photography, Photographers, Women photographers, Seattle (Wash.)--Social...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Interview with Charles Franklin Lambert. Notes his and his wife's family backgrounds; history of irrigation and land companies in the Sacramento Valley; the rice boom; the Irrigation Districts Association; public utility companies; water districts. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 265 B Full transcript available Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lambert, Charles Franklin, 1887-1959, Irrigation--California, Water...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Right channel recorded at lower level than left. Description : McCarthy and Cunningham families, San Francisco; education at schools and colleges of the Order of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, and UC Berkeley; other Catholic teaching orders and educational institutions; presidency of the College of Notre Dame, Belmont, 1956-1980: student recruitment, funding, curriculum, continuing education division, coeducation, accreditation; religious identification for college and faculty,...
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Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Interview with Frederick Webb Hodge. Recollections of his early life and interest in Indians; associations with the U. S. Geological Survey, Hemenway Southwest Archaeological Expedition, U. S. Bureau of American Ethnology, Hawikuh excavations and the Museum of the American Indian (Heya Foundation), and the Southwest Museum; growth of anthropology in the U. S.; anecdotes concerning friends and colleagues. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956, Geological Survey (U.S.), Southwest...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Interview with Mary B. Davidson. Recollections of student days at the University of California, class of 1906; association with the University as assistant to, and, later, dean of women students. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 223 A Full transcript available Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Davidson, Mary Blossom, University of California (1868-1952), University...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Notes on his family and background; experience in liquor business; history of Sussman, Wormser & Company; labor relations and employer groups; his public service. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 233 B Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Linderheim family, Falk family, Sussman, Wormser and Company, San...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Interview with Allen Carrier Blaisdell. Comments on his father, James A. Blaisdell and his presidency of Pomona College; his own career as director of International House from its inception in 1930 until his retirement in 1961. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 210 A Full transcript available Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission...
Topics: californialightandsound, Blaisdell, Allen Carrier, Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). President,...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Interview with Henry C. Warring. Comments by the business manager of Extension on its development and influence in the state; faculty, curriculum, income and budget; University accounting department. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 316:2 B Full transcript available Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Waring, Henry C., University of California (System). University Extension
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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- Ross, Helen Collins, 1910-; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Montgomery, Katherine Natalie Collins, 1950-
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Topics: China -- Social life and customs 1912-1949, China -- Description and travel
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- Charles, Caroline Moore, 1905- ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Morris, Gabrielle S; Luttgens, Leslie; Luttgens, Leslie
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Topics: League of Women Voters (U.S.), Rosenberg Foundation, Mills College, Stanford University, KQED-TV...
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- Hart, James David, 1911- ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Teiser, Ruth
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Topics: Bentley, Wilder, 1900-, Everson, William Oliver, 1912-, Bender, Albert M. (Albert Maurice),...
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Topics: United States. Forest Service, Forests and forestry -- United States
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- Bane, Frank, 1893- ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Leiby, James
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Topics: Council of State Governments, United States. Social Security Board, Public welfare administration...
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- Matthews, Burnita Shelton, 1894- ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Fry, Amelia R; Jones, Betty Poston
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Topics: National Woman's Party, Women -- Suffrage United States, Women's rights -- United States, Judges --...
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Interviews with A. Setrakian (1971), Bruno T. Bisceglia (1976) and Robert Setrakian (1977). A. Setrakian's interview covers the period from his birth until 1922. [His death in 1974 prevented completion of the interviews]. The remaining interviews relate to Setrakian's role in development of the San Joaquin Valley grape industry. Transcript : A. Setrakian, A Leader of the San Joaquin Valley Grape Industry: oral history transcript Call Number : BANC MSS 78/31 c; Phonotape 1141 A...
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Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Low audio levels as on original recording. Description : Kansas background; education, Wellesley College, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; professor of economics, Marietta and Eureka colleges, 1924-1938; regional supervisor, Consumer Purchases Survey, researcher for the American Federation of Labor, people and issues of the 1936-1941 era; chief, Program Planning Branch of the Bureau of Old Age and Survivors Insurance (Social Security Administration), 1942-1951; positions with Fund for the...
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Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Discusses Point Richmond in the 1920's; Capt. Raymond Clarke and the Richmond-San Rafael Ferry Co.; labor disputes; the black population and racial tensions; World War II changes; bay pollution; Thoman Crowley and the Crowley Maritime Corp.; California bar pilots; the Port of Richmond and the future of Richmond's waterfront. Transcript : Recollections of Point San Pablo and San Francisco Bay : oral history transcript Call Number : BANC MSS 91/39 c; Phonotape 2459 C Rights :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Clarke, Alan Howe, Dunning, Judith K.
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Programs generally recorded at low level. Description : Lowell High School, San Francisco, and UC Berkeley, 1923; San Francisco Examiner and Oakland Post-Enquirer, 1924-1925; marriages to Lucien Lehmann (1926), and Dan Stone (1956), and children; work with League of Women Voters, Temple Emanu-El, American Red Cross, Hebrew Home for the Aged; president, Mount Zion Hospital Women's Auxiliary, 1950-1953, and San Francisco Girl Scout Council, 1953-1956; Jackie Foster Care, 1958-1959; work...
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Source: 8 Tapes of 8: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office
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Note : Gap on Part 1 from 28:20-32:00. Gaps on Part 2 at 07:17-07:26, 34:42-35:12. Gaps on Part 29 at 00:55-01:45 and 01:16:25-01:16:37. Description : Southern California Sierra Club oral history project conducted by students in the Oral History Program, California State University, Fullerton. Additional Description : Notes on original container: t01: Dorothy Pepper interviewed by Terry Kirker, 1975-03-24 t02-t03: Richard F. Searle interviewed by Paul F. Clark, 1975-05-06 t04: J. Gordon Chelew...
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Source: 17 Tapes of 17: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Parts 1-4 recorded at low level with high amount of hiss, occasional popping. Description : India: childhood, schools, the revolutionary movement; Har Dayal, university students, The Great Rebellion newspaper; UC Berkeley, 1913, studies in social reform, Carleton Parker; San Francisco Daily News, Examiner; Raine Bennett, H. L. Mencken, George Sterling; interviewing Einstein, Millikan, E. O. Lawrence; National Assn. of Science Writers; Hearst's American Weekly, and ""science for...
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Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Comments on working in the Helen G. Douglas senatorial campaign, 1950; election to and service on the Los Angeles City Council; marriage to Eugene Wyman and his role in Democratic Party, including state chairmanship; Democratic Party politics; business interests after her husband's death; position of women in politics. With this: additional documentary material. Call Number : Phonotape 1331 C Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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- Pomeroy, Florette White, 1910- ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Morris, Gabrielle S
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Topic: Social service -- California
Description : William Edward Colby: Concerning his early life and education, with notes on his father, a '49er; experiences as a conservationist, particularly in relation to Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks; Sierra Club: State Park Commission; practice, writing, lecturing and collecting in the field of mining law; interest in Chinese art. Frank Adams: Interviews conducted, 1958, by Willa K. Baum for the Regional Cultural History Project, University of California Library,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Gilb, Corrine, Colby, William E.
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Interview with Warren R. Howell. Recollections of his father, John Howell, and his association with Paul Elder, John Henry Nash and the Grabhorns; comments on his own career as buyer, seller and publisher of books, and on writers, printers and book collectors in California and elsewhere. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 257 B Full transcript available Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Howell, Warren R. (Warren Richardson), 1912-1984, Booksellers and...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
- Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description : Interview with an unidentified rioter. The Watts Riot was a large-scale riot which lasted 6 days in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, in August 1965. By the time the riot subsided, 34 people had been killed, 1,032 injured, and 3,438 arrested. It would stand as the most severe riot in Los Angeles history until the riots of 1992. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 286 B Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Watts Riot, Los Angeles, Calif., 1965, Riots--California--Los Angeles
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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- Meyer, Otto E. 1903- ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Teiser, Ruth; Amerine, M. A. (Maynard Andrew), 1911-
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Topics: Paul Masson (Firm), Wine and wine making -- California, Viticulture -- California
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- Gill, Tom, 1891-1972. ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Fry, Amelia R
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Topics: United States. Forest Service, Charles Lathrop Pack Forestry Foundation, Food and Agriculture...
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- Dyer, Noel John, 1913- ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Zinke, Dudley A; Hicke, Carole
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Topics: Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro, Law firms -- California San Francisco, Lawyers -- California
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- May, Bernice Hubbard, 1897-1975; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Morris, Gabrielle S; Heard, Winifred
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Topics: May, Samuel C. (Samuel Chester), 1887-1955, University of California, Berkeley, University of...
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- Williams, Spencer M; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Shearer, Julie
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Topics: Williams, Spencer M, California. Human Relations Agency, Public welfare -- California History,...
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Topics: University of California, Berkeley, Photographers -- California Berkeley
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- Clarke, Alan Howe, 1918-1997. ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Online Archive of California; Dunning, Judith; Quay, James
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Topics: Crowley, Thomas, 1875-1970, Richmond-San Rafael Ferry and Transportation Co, Red Stack Towboat...
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- Imbrie, Andrew, 1921- ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Crawford, Caroline (Caroline Cooley)
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Topics: University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of Music, Composers -- United States 20th century, Music...
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- Sweigert, William T., 1900-1983. ive; Earl Warren Oral History Project (Bancroft Library); Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Peckham, Robert F., 1920-1993; Fry, Amelia R
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Topics: Warren, Earl, 1891-1974, California. Governor, Courts -- California, Lawyers -- California,...
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- Heyneker, Herbert L., 1944- ive; Program in the History of the Biological Sciences and Biotechnology; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Hughes, Sally Smith
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Topics: Heyneker, Herbert L., 1944-, Genentech, Inc, Genencor International, Inc, Glycogen, Inc, Protogene...
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- Kaufman, Ronald H., 1934- ive; Jewish Community Federation Leadership Oral History Project; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Glaser, Eleanor; Smith, Phyllis; Lurie, Brian, 1942-
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Topics: Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, Real estate...
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- Boeder, Paul. ive; American Academy of Ophthalmology. Foundation; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Hughes, Sally Smith; Blodi, Frederick C. (Frederick Christopher), 1917-
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Topics: American Optical Company, Ophthalmology, Ophthalmologists
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- Gauer, Reba L., 1921- ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; McCreery, Laura
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Topics: Gauer, Reba L., 1921-, Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (Calif.), Key System Transit Lines...
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- Eaton, Eddie, 1917-; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Online Archive of California; Dunning, Judith; Quay, James
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Topics: Kaiser Shipyards (Richmond, Calif.), African Americans -- California Richmond, African Americans --...
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- Graves, Richard Perrin, 1906- ive; Earl Warren Oral History Project (Bancroft Library); Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Morris, Gabrielle S
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Topics: May, Samuel Chester, 1887-1955, Warren, Earl, 1891-1974, University of California (1868-1952)....
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- McCrea, Eleanor Wheeler, 1907- . ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Davies, Jack L., 1923-1998; Jacobson, Lisa
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Topics: Stony Hill Vineyard, Vintners -- California, Wine and wine making -- California Napa Valley History